- 5 Tips to Feel Great after Thanksgiving Dinner
- Mellow the Holiday Madness with Nutmeg
- 5 Easy Practices to Cool Excess Pitta
- Avoid Black Friday Frenzy: Here’s Your Ayurveda Gift-Giving Guide
- Recipe: Glazed Sweet and Spicy Pecans
- 10 Ways to Increase Your Immunity
- Stress or Ease? You Choose.
- How to Not Get Sick and Fat This Winter
- Ayurveda Basics: Qualities of Pitta
- 6 Ways to Ease the Symptoms of Menopause
All posts by Matthew Remski
Knowing What You Feel—Ayurveda as the Poetry of Yourself
“What does ‘anxiety’ feel like?” I’ll ask the question in groups beginning to study Ayurveda. The first round of answers rolls out: Worried. Concerned. Apprehensive. Uneasy. Fearful. Agitated. Nervous. They’re all great words. But, I’ll suggest, as...
- Posted October 24, 2015
How You Learn Ayurveda Shapes How You Live It
Unlearning Meditation by Jason Siff hinges on an obvious but stunning insight. He says that the first of all problems in meditation is the meeting between the given instructions and the mind-as-it-is. Will the meeting provoke a...
- Posted October 21, 2015
When and How You Eat = More Important than What You Eat
After almost a decade of teaching entry-level courses in Ayurvedic self-care, I’m finally getting a little bit smarter about it. I used to open every class quite dutifully with the Gayatri mantras of Ganesh, Saraswati, and Surya,...
- Posted October 16, 2015
Recovering the Era of Water Medicine through Ayurveda
We can dream of the story of human medicine through the progression of the elements, from earth to space. Today, we sit on the juncture between fire and air modalities. But we long for an older water...
- Posted May 26, 2014
Leaving the Smoothies of Atonement (a ficto-meditation)
My Manhattan hostess was totally yoga-rific. She was putting me up in her flat while I was in town for an Ayurveda thing. At 7am I was up and typing away on the couch, and she breezed...
- Posted May 11, 2014
Ayurveda Is a Political Practice. Part one: Economic justice
Who is Ayurveda for? I was recently facilitating a seminar on the subject of Ayurvedic dinacharya – often translated as “daily routine”, but which literally means “to follow the sun”. I presented the math for determining solar...
- Posted April 22, 2014
How I Teach Ayurveda
First of all, I don’t really teach. I used to think I was teaching, back at the dawn of my nine-year span of leading this course. But sitting with clients for all that time has shown me...
- Posted April 5, 2014